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2013 Meeting Minutes


South Taranaki Community Health Forum

South Taranaki Community Health Forum Minutes
18 December 2013 (PDF 191 KB)

South Taranaki Community Health Forum Members
Becky Jenkins General Manager PF&PH TDHB
Cilla Rei Cilla.Rei@ngatiruanui.org
Colleen Dudley Te Oranganui Medical Centre
David Tamatea IwiTaranaki
Debbie Packer IwiRuanui
Graham Young IwiRuanui
Jenny Nager South Taranaki Grey Power
Jenny Hamley Womens Institute
John Hooker Ngaruahine Iwi Authority
Julie Nitschke Wanganui PHO
Leigh Cleland Service Manager Child & Maternal Health, Hawera Hospital TDHB
Marie Dwyer (Deputy Chair) Patea Medical Trust
Marlene Bezuidenhout Mountainview Medical
Mihi Kahu Tui Ora Ltd
Molly Cole Patea Proud & Business & Citizens of Patea
Neil Walker Taranaki Regional Council
Raymond Buckland Hawera Community Rep
Ross Dunlop Mayor STDC
Ruth Mackay Patea Community Board
Sharlene Tapa Mosen Te Oranganui Medical Centre
Te Oti Katene Ngaruahine Iwi Authority
Vicki Kershaw Primary Health Cre & Community Pharmacy TDHB
Warren Nichols Ngaruahine Health

South Taranaki Service Integration Steering Group

The South Taranaki Service Integration Steering Group provides an overall governance by:

  • Working with the DHB in leading the planning of changes to service delivery in South Taranaki.
  • Ensuring service integration of new models of care across all healthcare providers.

South Taranaki Service Integration Steering Group Minutes
25 September 2013 (PDF 90KB)
31 July 2013 (PDF 55KB)
24 April 2013 (PDF 90 KB)
27 February 2013 (PDF 89 KB)

South Taranaki Service Integration Steering Group Members
Becky Jenkins Taranaki DHB
David Tamatea Taranaki Iwi
John Hooker Nga Ruahine Iwi
Marlene Bezuidenhout Mountainview
John Hooker Nga Ruahine Health
Mihi Kahu Tui Ora
Debbie Packer Ngati Ruanui
Graham Young Ngati Ruanui
Rosemary Clements Taranaki DHB
Ross Dunlop Mayor South Taranaki
Sharlene Tapa-Mosen Te Oranganui
Warren Nicholls Nga Ruahine Health
Julie Nitschke Wanganui PHO
Leigh Cleland Taranaki DHB
Vicki Kershaw Taranaki DHB

South Taranaki Community Forum

The Community Forum will:

  • Ensure community involvement in health service planning.
  • Increase community understanding of health issues.
  • Provide community input to Clinical Forum discussions on patient pathways.
  • Provide the link between their communities and the DHB.
  • Help ensure that their communities understand how to access health services.
South Taranaki Community Forum Minutes
25 September 2013 (PDF 97KB)
28 August 2013 (PDF 59 KB)
31 July 2013 (PDF 52 KB)
26 June 2013 (PDF 87 KB)
29 May 2013 (PDF 100 KB)
24 April 2013 (PDF 90 KB)
27 February 2013 (PDF 85 KB)

South Taranaki Community Forum Members
Ross Dunlop (Chairperson) Mayor South Taranaki
Marie Dwyer (Deputy Chairperson) Patea Medical Trust
Alan Hawkes Eltham Community Board
Breeda Hawkes Eltham District Community Health Trust
David Tamatea Taranaki Iwi
Rangi Coleman Bizlink Hawera
Jenny Nager Grey Power
John Hooker Nga Ruahine Iwi
Molly Cole Patea Proud
Neil Walker Taranaki Regional Council
Ruth Mackay Patea Community
Sharlene Tapa-Mosen Te Oranganui

South Taranaki Clinical Forum

The Clinical Forum ensures that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals working for South Taranaki people, have input into health service provision by:

  • Providing clinical advice and expertise to the South Taranaki Service Integration Steering Group.
  • Exploring different views of all clinicians working in South Taranaki with a view to reaching mutual understanding of issues and agreed patient pathways.
  • Designing monitoring framework to assess compliance with new patient pathways and the impact of the pathways on the overall system effectiveness.


South Taranaki Clinical Forum Members
Maree Robertson (Deputy Chairperson) Pharmacy
Dr Greg Simmons Chief Medical Advisor Taranaki DHB
Jemaima O'Brien Tui Ora
Nicola Tanner Hawera Hospital
Parewaho Rudolph  


Last updated: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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